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From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
Subject: Re: Section 3.1 Place of Meetings
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 12:17:15 +0000
On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 11:21 +0000, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
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> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 7:30 PM, William L. Thomson Jr.  wrote:
> > I think we need to be clear an concise here. All meetings must be openly
> >  available to the public to attend, and/or at minimum foundation members.
> >
> >  Also I think we should state that meetings are held in #gentoo-trustees
> >  IRC channel on freenode.net. No where else, and always done
> >  electronically.
> 
> I don't agree with this limitation. First, don't forget that the
> Trustees election is a "meeting" of sorts and that it isn't conducted
> through IRC, but through mail. Also, as RB was arguing, why should we
> limit ourselves to #gentoo-trustees on the freenode IRC network? The
> point about the 10 day advanced notice is also important.
> 
> >
> >  There will be no meetings at a principle office location that does not
> >  exist. Nor are there any plans for the trustees to meet in person
> >  anywhere. I am not sure that has ever happened. Till either of those
> >  changes, I see no point to them being included or mentioned.
> 
> If some day trustees end up meeting on LWE, FOSDEM, Gentoo-UK or some
> other exhibit/show, do you really want them to have to update the
> bylaws so that they can conduct a meeting?
> 
> >
> >  Something like
> >
> >  "All meetings must be openly available to the public to attend..
> >  Meetings are conducted electronically and are held in #gentoo-trustees
> >  IRC channel on freenode.net."
> 
> What about the following?
> 
>  All meetings must be openly available to the public to attend and
> will be announced at least 10 days before the meeting.
>  Meetings will usually be conducted electronically in the
> #gentoo-trustees IRC channel on the freenode network.
> 

Good points.  That last proposal works just fine for me.

> >
> >  --
> >  William L. Thomson Jr.
> >  amd64/Java/Trustees
> >  Gentoo Foundation
> >
> >
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto
> Gentoo- forums/userrel/Sparc/KDE
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Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc, Userrel, Trustees)
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-- William L. Thomson Jr.
Re: Section 3.1 Place of Meetings
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